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Mechanical Design Manager
Staines Upon Thames
Competitive Salary + 25 Days Holiday + Pension + Death in Service + Flexible Core hours with an early finish on Friday
Monday to Friday 39 Hour working week
Mechanical Design Manager required by well-established market leading manufacturing company, who provide products to a range of industries. The company can offer the opportunity to play a pivotal role within the company.
The Mechanical Design Manager role will suit candidates from any background who have experience of designing parts/products/systems with a hydraulic focus, as well as managing small teams. You will need to be confident carrying out complex designs from concept and re modifications. You will be using Solidworks but candidates with other software experience are also encouraged to apply. You will need to be confident managing your team and liaising with internal departments and clients to ensure all projects run smoothly.
The role will involve taking on varied projects and working with your design team and internal departments to create full and partial hydraulic and/or mechanical systems. You will produce bill of materials, take ownership of training your team, sign off projects, produce budget reports and develop relationships with suppliers and clients. You will manage a team of 4 designers' day to day and be heavily involved in the design work, as well as management.
Mechanical design of varied and often bespoke systems, using Solidworks
Managing team of 4 day to day
Liaising regularly with clients, suppliers and internal departments and developing relationship internally and externally
From any background with strong mechanical design experience and management/leadership experience
Confident taking responsibility for projects and signing off on completed work